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  • Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers

    Comcast profit jumps 15% on rise in high-speed Internet customers
    Cable giant Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet service. The Philadelphia company added 203,000 high-speed subscribers during the April-June quarter, more than making up for...
  • NBA notes: Luol Deng agrees to contract with Miami Heat

    Free-agent forward Luol Deng agreed to a two-year, $20-million deal with the Miami Heat, the Chicago Tribune reported. Dallas, Atlanta and Phoenix had also been pursuing the 10-year NBA veteran. Deng turned down a three-year, $30-million offer from...
  • Comcast profit jumps 15%, fueled by Internet service growth

    Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet and phone service. The Philadelphia cable giant generated net income of $1.99 billion, or 76 cents a share, compared to $1.73 billion, or 65...
  • Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth

    Theme-park spending helps drive Comcast earnings growth
    Higher attendance and per-capita spending at Universal Orlando and Comcast Corp.'s other theme parks drove a 12.8 percent year-over-year jump in second-quarter revenue for the properties, the company reported Tuesday. The theme parks generated $615...
  • World Cup: Univision Puts Live-Streaming Behind Pay-TV Wall for Final Rounds

    Univision Communications let anyone in the U.S. watch its broadcasts of the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live online and via mobile devices -- and scored record digital usage. The media company said Tuesday's USA-Belgium match delivered a...
  • FCC Names Teams to Review Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Mergers

    Two lawyers formerly with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division will lead FCC review teams looking into the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV. Hillary Burchuk, trial attorney with the FCC's office of general...
  • Sun Valley: Barry Diller Defends Tinder CEO, Talks Aereo's Future

    IAC/InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller expressed support for embattled Tinder Chief Executive Officer Sean Rad at the annual Allen & Co. media and technology conference on Thursday. Rad's leadership of the dating app is being scrutinized following a...
  • Sun Valley: Diane von Fürstenberg Sports Google Glass, Brian Grazer Talks Creativity

    Diane von Fürstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making. It was just a typical day...
  • Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant

    Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant
    Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable would give the Philadelphia company nearly 30 million cable TV and high-speed Internet subscribers. The merger would consolidate Comcast's information pipeline serving the East and West coasts. Here...
  • 'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.

    'Transformers' far from extinct! Inside Comcast's octopus.
    After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to June gloom. The Skinny: I was bummed to hear Bobby Womack died. I saw him open for the Rolling Stones back in 1981 and regret not taking the time to listen to more of his music. I did pick up his soundtrack...
  • David Geffen makes Vanity Fair's top 10 best-dressed billionaires list

    David Geffen makes Vanity Fair's top 10 best-dressed billionaires list
    Vanity Fair, the magazine that can't resist bestowing its "best-dressed" imprimatur on the world's rich and famous, has doubled down on the "rich" part of the equation this month and released a top 10 list of best-dressed billionaires. The list includes...